Dr. Türk-Espitalier is the author and co-author of numerous books and articles about musicphysiology, physiotherapy for musicians and prevention of playing-related disorders.

Her work is characterized by a practical approach, which means, that all exercises descibed in her books can be immediately performed by the reader at home.



Alexandra Türk-Espitalier's most popular work is „Musicians in Motion. 100 exercises with and without instrument“.

In Europe, the english edition is available at 


In the U.S., the distributor is https://www.jwpepper.com/Musicians-in-Motion/10950138.item#/submit


Click here to read a review in the "International Musician".


Books and articles in english

Musical quality as an assessment criterion in exercise therapy and physiotherapeutic treatment für musicians. 2017. MusicPhysio Conference, Review Book, LIT Verlag, Wien/Zürich.

Balancing evidence-based practice and clinical experience when choosing physiotherapeutic interventions for musicians. 2017. MusicPhysio Conference, Review Book, LIT Verlag, Wien/Zürich.

Musicians in Motion. 100 Exercises with and without Instrument. 2016. Zimmermann, Frankfurt.

Pedal Activity at the Piano: A Possible Reason for a Twisted Pelvis? 12/2007. Vol. 22, No. 4. Medical Problems of Performing Artists. Science and Medicine, Inc.


A full list of all publications is available at www.musik-physio.de/buecher.html